Celebrate 60 Years with Us- 4SAW SCHEDULE & LOGISTICS
Thank you for being a part of the 2022 Four Corners Snow and Avalanche Workshop (4SAW) and Celebrating 60 Years with Us!
This post contains key information and logistics related to this year's 4SAW Schedule & Logistics.
PRE-Conference Course Start Times
C-RAD Dog Camp- 10/5 6pm SAS 12th St Classroom
Mt Weather Forecasting 10/6 8am SAS 12th St Classroom
CalTopo Mapping Clinic 10/7 9am Silverton City Hall
InfoEx Users Summit 10/7 1pm Silverton City Hall
The ProAVSAR 10/7 3pm Silverton City Hall
4th ANNUAL 4SAW October 8th, 2022
**Food truck at the site providing breakfast, lunch & dinner for purchase**
Doors open to public
Welcome & Morning Tone Set
Inside the melting snowpack: What really happens to the strength of snow as it gets wet and how can we measure it?- Mikael Schlumpf
The American Avalanche Association- Sponsors & Raffle Number One
10:00-10:20 Bio Break
* Seasonal Summaries *
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center
Utah Avalanche Center
Kachina Peaks Avalanche Center
The Taos Avalanche Center
11:40-12:00 The Crested Butte Avalanche Center
* Seasonal Outlook *
The National Weather Service
Raffle Number Two-- Afternoon Preview—>
12:35-13:35 * LUNCH *
Welcome & Afternoon Tone Set
ARE WE COMMUNICATING RISK CORRECTLY?- JimmyTart
DEFINING YOUR RELATIONSHIP- Steve Conger
Raffle Number Three
Bio Break/Tone Set
Speaker Change: Stepping Out to Step Back - Maddie Crowell
Raffle Number Four
Keynote Break/ Tone Set
YOU, ME, WE; RELATIONSHIPS TO RISK in the BACKCOUNTRY- Laura Maguire
Raffle Number Five
Final Remarks & Conference Close
Post 4SAW Attendee Reception outside the Silverton Square
sponsored by Ska Brewing, Avalanche Brewing & Telluride Brewing
IMPORTANT 4SAW LOGISTICS
Welcome to Our Home
Silverton, Colorado is a high altitude mountain village located off of CO Hwy 550, infamously known as the most dangerous road in North America. Please use care when driving to town and be sure to drink plenty of water to aid in acclimatizing to our 9,318ft location.
Be sure to check in with current weather and current road conditions and visit the Silverton Chamber of Commerce website to learn more about our mountain home.
Silverton has a gas station, small grocery market as well as many breakfast/lunch & dinner options. Check out the Silverton Square, Kendall Mountain Cafe, Avalanche Brewing and High Noon Hamburger.
Ample free parking is available in downtown Silverton.
Accommodations can be found at the Grand Imperial Hotel and camping is available on public lands surrounding the village.
Doors open at 8:30 am at the Silverton School gymnasium with a free reception for attendees following the conference from 5 to 7pm at the Silverton Square.
4SAW Health and Safety
Silverton Avalanche School continues to follow Covid 19 guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and San Juan County Dept of Public Health.
Please familiarize yourself with our 22-23’ COVID-19 guidelines. We ask you to refrain from joining us if you think you might be sick, have been exposed to someone sick or are experiencing Covid-like symptoms.
Celebrating 60 Years!
4SAW 2022 coincides with the 60th Anniversary of Silverton Avalanche School. As the oldest, continuously operating avalanche education program in the United States, we are thrilled to have you help us celebrate six decades of excellence in Silverton Colorado.
Since 1962, the Silverton Avalanche School has educated backcountry travelers about the hazards of the mountains. As the oldest, continuously operating avalanche education program in the United States, the Silverton Avalanche School is dedicated to training, educating and empowering recreationalists & professionals with the tools, technologies, tactics and techniques to make competent decisions in consequential mountain terrain.
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